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AFF9250

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)

Synopsis

Topics include review of foundations of finance; financial mathematics and pricing of financial instruments; valuation and the management of long term investment and financial leverage; and theory of capital structure and dividend policy.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. understand the foundations of finance and be able to apply pricing models to the valuation of equity and debt instruments in global markets
  2. evaluate investment proposals using capital budgeting techniques
  3. formulate capital structure and dividend policies consistent with entities' objectives
  4. develop capabilities to work effectively in a group and/or demonstrate effective individual research skills to produce professional quality business documents to solve problems related to current issues in financial management
  5. demonstrate in individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by this unit.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Zoltan Murgulov

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses to undertake this unit:
0028, 0396, 0503, 0504, 0790, 0826, 1445, 1499, 2098, 2619, 3174, 3176, 3177, 3179, 3189, 3822, 3843, 3844 or 3848.

Prohibitions

AFF9730, AFG9070